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Reeves issues face mask order for Franklin County through Dec. 11

By Sean Dunlap Franklin Advocate Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves officially expanded his mask mandate on Tuesday, Dec. 1 to include Franklin and 10 other counties in the Magnolia State as coronavirus numbers continue to spiral ever higher. Other counties named in the governor’s executive order included: Adams, Amite, Coahoma, Jefferson, Kemper, Monroe, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Quitman,…

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FC coronavirus numbers explode: 37 cases in week; sixth death

By Nicole Stokes Franklin Advocate The cumulative number of positive coronavirus cases rose again in Franklin County — as was the case across the state during the past week. Franklin County had 37 new cases over a seven-day span — rising from 318 on Tuesday, Nov. 23 to 355 on Tuesday, Dec. 1. This was…

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